Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

A sandbox may refer to any of the following:

Sandbox1. When referring to computer security, a sandbox is a location in memory designated by a program or user where a program can run without affecting the system; enabling developers to test a program or script in a risk-free environment.

2. In general, a sandbox can refer to any location on a computer, online service, or network that allows someone to test or experiment without causing problems.

Programming terms, Security terms